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10901 Little Patuxent Parkway
Columbia MD, 21044
Laurel College Center
312 Marshall Avenue, Suite 205
Laurel, MD 20707
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6751 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia MD 21046
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Mediation & Law

Family Mediation: Child Access Training
How do you help families reorganize themselves amid separation or divorce? How do you help parents who have never married work together to meet their children’s needs? Learn key concepts of family dynamics and relevant legal topics so that you can assist parents in transition. Workshop format includes small group exercises, discussions, simulations, video, and lecture. Successful completion of this 20-hour course satisfies the Child Access Mediation Training requirements under Maryland Judicial Rule 9-205. Instructor Barbara Williams, M.P.A., M.Ed., J.D. has a private practice in mediation and is listed on the rosters for court-appointed mediation with several Circuit Courts in Maryland. Instructor subscribes to the Maryland Program on Mediator Excellence. Prerequisite: 40-hr Basic Mediation Training. Refunds issued only up until 7 days before course start date. 2.0 CEUs.
Tuition: $500 (includes $440 in fees*)
Sat, Sun Jul 17-Jul 25 9AM-4:30PM Online XH-139 7800 #4535
Sunday course times are 12:30PM-4:15PM.
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Paralegal Certificate Program I

Earn a Continuing Education Certificate of Completion for Professional Development. Discover what it takes to start a paralegal career. Students will discuss legal terminology, analysis, briefs, and explore contract law. This introductory level course does not fill any prerequisites for certification. After you register, please create an online account at This is where you will access the course.

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Tuition: $190 (includes $160 in fees*)
Apr 14-May 21   Online XO-304 4926 #9131
May 12-Jun 18   Online XO-304 4927 #9132
Jun 16-Jul 23   Online XO-304 4159 #4490
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